Recept . . . . . . (medicinal hemp)

The problem with the concept of ‘medicinal hemp’ is confusion over the words: hemp, cannabis, and Marijuana. They are all the the same plant – but there is much more to it than that. Read on ….

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Is hemp REALLY medicinal?
Commentary by G. Edward Griffin
Following deregulation of hemp agriculture in the US, it seems that everyone and their uncle are scrambling to become part of the hemp industry. This is driven by industrial demand for hemp fiber but also by a booming demand for hemp-based medicines. The problem with the concept of ‘medicinal hemp’ is confusion over the words: hemp, cannabis, and Marijuana. They are all the the same plant – but there is much more to it than that.

The proper name of this plant is Cannabis Sativa. (Sativa is the species; Cannabis is the sub-species). The confusion arises because Cannabis Sativa has been hybridized into two varieties that differ from each other to the extent they contain different levels of a psychoactive substance called THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). Specimens with under 0.3% THC are called hemp. Those with 0.3% or more are called cannabis or, more commonly, Marijuana. Although they have different names and different levels of THC, they are the same plant.  

Because cannabis is another word for Marijuana, it was difficult for me to believe that anything with the name cannabis attached to it could be medicinal in terms of producing lasting health benefits. Feeling good or relieving pain? Maybe. But long-term health? Not likely. 

It wasn’t until about 2012 that I became aware that some companies were removing THC from the hemp variety of Cannabis Sativa, but I wasn’t sure why. Surely, there must be something left behind that was worth the effort, but I had no idea what it was. All I knew was that there were testimonials about overcoming seizures, cancer, depression, autism, insomnia, even stuttering. Still, I was at a loss for an explanation of why these things were happening.

Only recently did I become aware there are other components of Cannabis Sativa that have definite medicinal properties but, unlike THC, they are not psychoactive. They are called CBD (Cannabidiol), CBG (Cannabigerol), and a group of essential oils called Cannabis Terpenes. CBD appears to produce medicinal effects whereas CBG and the Terpenes are synergistic agents to enhance the medicinal effects and mitigate side effects.

That statement about side effects needs explanation. The medicinal effects of herbs are difficult (if not impossible) to replicate in man-made pharmaceutical drugs even when they contain the same chemicals known to produce the medicinal effects. That’s because they have been separated from other chemicals in the herbs that interact with the medicinals to make them bioavailable to animals. Without these cousin components, they either fail to work or produce side effects – or both. When these substances interact synergistically, it is called the Entourage Effect.
That’s probably more than you wanted to know about Cannabis Sativa, but it’s important to understand that herbal products generally are safe if they include the entire herb and have a long history of safety, but those with only one or two of the ingredients should be highly suspect. 

Why am I boring you with all this? Well, for starters, I am fascinated by the science behind it but primarily because I recently have learned of a CBD product called RECEPT that is based on that science – and the company has asked me to let you know what I think about it. That’s why I took the research plunge to become clear on terms like THC, CBD, CBG, and Cannabis Terpenes. 

Having done so, I can tell you I have a very good feeling about this product and the company. At present, I am not aware of any other source of CBG nor any other company that avoids using ethanol to process the plants. Why? Because, ethanol leaves a toxic residue and also removes the valuable Turpenes. Excellent reasons, indeed.

To put your mind at eases about the Marijuana issue,
be assured that RECEPT has zero-level THC.
RECEPT is distributed on the MLM model – which means you can obtain it the same as anything else on the Internet or, if you want to build a part-time business from your home, you can become a distributor. Either way, follow the links below to learn more.

ReceptCheck out this short video with the company’s Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Cheng Ruan who runs the second largest functional-medicine clinic in Houston, Texas. Click here to learn about the health benefits of CBD and CBG. 

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